Historical Events In 1881
Friday, 27 November 2020
Apr 16 On this day in history in Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle.
Apr 17 Anton Wildgans, writer in the year 1881.
Apr 18 In the year 1881 hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)
Apr 18 Natural History Museum of South Kensington England opens in the year 1881.
Apr 19 Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies in the year 1881.
Apr 20 On this day in history nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us)
Apr 21 In the year 1881 jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran)
Apr 22 In the year 1881 alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)
Apr 23 On this day in history claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22)
Apr 23 In the year 1881 gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London
Apr 23 The opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London) on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany
Apr 25 In the year 1881 hans Windisch, German new testament expert
Apr 27 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76 in the year 1881.
Apr 27 On this day in history pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad
Apr 28 In the year 1881 robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies
May 01 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist in the year 1881.
May 02 On this day in history portage La Prairie Manitoba, Canadian Pacific Railway starts building its prairie section of track; first sod turned for the CPR as a company line; first rail also laid at Fort William.
May 03 In the year 1881 josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies
May 04 Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism) on this day in history.
May 05 Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine in the year 1881.
May 08 Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch in the year 1881.
May 10 Lighthouse on Ameland begins operation on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history bedrich Smetana's opera "Libusa," premieres in Prague
May 11 On this day in history henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59
May 11 Jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren) on this day in history.
May 12 France sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony in the year 1881.
May 12 Treaty of Bardo, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate in the year 1881.
May 12 On this day in history tunisia becomes a French protectorate
May 13 On this day in history ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer
May 14 On this day in history ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82)
May 16 In the year 1881 world's 1st elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)
May 16 World's first elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin) on this day in history.
May 17 7th Kentucky Derby: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hindoo wins in 2:40 in the year 1881.